Eun-Mi Lee is from Daegu, Korea, and holds doctorate degree in violin performance, and received it from the University of Texas at Austin in 2016 under Prof. Brian Lewis. While she was at Rice University, she studied with Prof. Cho Liang Lin and earned her Master’s degree in 2013. Lee obtained her Bachelor’s degree from Temple University in 2011 and studied with Prof. Eduard Schmieder.
Lee started playing violin at the age of 11. She has won numerous awards and competitions including Edwin B. Garrigues Scholarships (2007-2011), Starling Awards (2011), Shepherd School tuition Awards (2011-2013), Starling Distinguished Violinist Scholarships (2013-2016),
Austin Civic Orchestra Concerto Competition, MBC Symphony Orchestra Young Artist Concerto Competition, Daegu Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition, and Kyung Book Art School Youth Concerto Competition.
She has attended many summer festivals including Encore, Mozarteum summer festival, Great Mountain Music Festival, and Baroque Summer Festival.
Lee is a tenured first violinist at Austin Symphony Orchestra since 2017, and she has been teaching private students since 2007 and enjoys teaching them.
Besides music, she likes outdoor activities such as jogging, playing badminton, and climbing mountain.
Language- English and Korean
4th grade and up or non-beginners